George Pope Morris

(1802-1864 / USA)

George Pope Morris Poems

1. The Dog-Star Rages 10/6/2010
2. A Leap For Life 10/6/2010
3. Address For The Benefit Of Henry Placide. 10/6/2010
4. Address For The Benefit Of James Sheridan Knowles. 10/6/2010
5. Address For The Benefit Of William Dunlap. 10/6/2010
6. Au Revoir. 10/6/2010
7. Bessy Bell. 10/6/2010
8. Champions Of Liberty. 10/6/2010
9. Come To Me In Cherry-Time. 10/6/2010
10. Deliver Us From Evil. 10/6/2010
11. Epitaph. 10/6/2010
12. Fare The Well, Love. 10/6/2010
13. Fragment Of An Indian Poem. 10/6/2010
14. Funeral Hymn. 10/6/2010
15. Grounds For Divorce. 10/6/2010
16. I Love The Night. 10/6/2010
17. Lines After The Manner Of The Olden Time. 10/6/2010
18. Lines On A Poet. 10/6/2010
19. Lines On The Burial Of Mrs. 10/6/2010
20. Lisette. 10/6/2010
21. Look From Thy Lattice, Love. 10/6/2010
22. Lord Of The Castle. 10/6/2010
23. Love In Exile. 10/6/2010
24. Love Thee, Dearest! 10/6/2010
25. Lucy. 10/6/2010
26. Margaretta. 10/6/2010
27. Mary. 10/6/2010
28. Masonic Hymn. 10/6/2010
29. Music. 10/6/2010
30. My Bark Is Out Upon The Sea. 10/6/2010
31. My Lady Waits For Me. 10/6/2010
32. My Mother's Bible 10/6/2010
33. My Woodland Bride. 10/6/2010
34. National Anthem. 10/6/2010
35. Nature's Nobleman 10/6/2010
36. I'M With You Once Again. 10/6/2010
37. In Memory Of Charles H. Sandford. 10/6/2010
38. In Memory Of John W. Francis, Jr. 10/6/2010
39. Janet Mcrea. 10/6/2010
40. Jeannie Marsh. 10/6/2010
Best Poem of George Pope Morris

Washington's Monument.

A monument to Washington?
A tablet graven with his name?--
Green be the mound it stands upon,
And everlasting as his fame!

His glory fills the land--the plain,
The moor, the mountain, and the mart!
More firm than column, urn, or fane,
His monument--the human heart.

The Christian--patriot--hero--sage!
The chief from heaven in mercy sent;
His deeds are written on the age--
His country is his monument.

'The sword of Gideon and the Lord'
Was mighty in his mighty hand--
The God who guided he adored,
And with His blessing freed the ...

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The Dog-Star Rages

Unseal the city fountains,
And let the waters flow
In coolness from the mountains
Unto the plains below.
My brain is parched and erring,
The pavement hot and dry,
And not a breath is stirring
Beneath the burning sky.

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